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This Week in Nature

A pair of articles in Nature this week identify genetic mutations associated with schizophrenia. In the first, investigators led by Cardiff University's Michael O'Donovan performed exome sequencing using samples from 623 family trios and found that mutations in genes involved in synaptic processes are overrepresented in individuals with schizophrenia.

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